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European Parliament debates Hungarian emergency measures

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

In the wake of a debate in the European Parliament on the rule of law in Hungary, a pro-government and a left-wing commentator both find the EP powerless to have a real impact on Hungary’s governance. READ MORE

Ethnic minority petition backed by over a million

Saturday, May 9th, 2020

A pro-government commentator condemns the Democratic Coalition as the only party in Parliament not supporting a petition demanding direct European cohesion funds for ethnic minority regions. READ MORE

European Parliament to debate on Hungary again

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Opinions diverge on the decision by the European Parliament to discuss Hungary’s ‘coronavirus legislation’. READ MORE

Calls for another EU infringement procedure against Hungary

Saturday, April 4th, 2020

A pro-government commentator scorns Hungary’s critics in the European Parliament, who are proposing yet another EU infringement procedure in response to Hungary’s coronavirus emergency act. Two liberal columnists suspect meanwhile that the government risks political and economic ostracization. READ MORE

EP Committee to send fact-finding delegates to Hungary

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

A left-liberal author lambasts the European Union for its impotence in confronting what he sees as serial rule of law infringements by the Hungarian government. READ MORE

Fidesz urged to quit EPP

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020

A conservative pundit believes that the European People’s Party has turned to the left, and calls on the governing party to quit the EPP and found a new political group in the European Parliament. READ MORE

EP adopts resolution condemning Poland and Hungary

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

In the very first reactions to the resolution passed by the EP in Strasbourg on Thursday, two opposition outlets believe its implications for both Hungary and Fidesz will be limited.

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European Parliament debates over Hungary and Poland

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

A pro-government columnist believes Hungary’s critics in the EP condemn anyone who opposes their project of a single federal European state. READ MORE

Weeklies on the new setup within the EU

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

A pro-government analyst looks into the background of the votes cast by Hungarian left-liberal MPs against Fidesz candidates for EU posts. A liberal weekly lambasts the Greens and the Socialists for not supporting Ursula von der Leyen’s election as President of the European Commission. An evangelist columnist interprets her election as an expression of Germany’s drive to dominate the EU. READ MORE

A left-wing defence of MEPs voting against Fidesz candidates

Saturday, July 20th, 2019

A left-wing commentator takes up the defence of the Hungarian Members of the European Parliament, who prevented three Fidesz nominees from being elected vice chairmen of EP subcommittees. READ MORE